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Vancouver’s Canada 150 Atlantic to Pacific Celebration Recap

Canada Day 2017 not only marked the nation’s 150th birthday, but also a historic moment of the first ever simultaneous drumming across Canada!

 

On July 1st, 2017, drummers across five time zones and the eight Canadian cities of Vancouver, Calgary, Regina, Winnipeg, Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, and Halifax drummed simultaneously to celebrate Canada’s birthday, multiculturalism, and diversity. Everyone was welcome to drum for six minutes across Canada as the event was broadcasted live on social media platforms…

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Canada 150 Drumming Receives Official Proclamation By The City of Vancouver

Mayor Gregor Robertson, City of Vancouver has officially proclaimed July 1st, 2017 (Canada Day) as being An All Canadian Simultaneous Drumming Celebration Day!

 

The City of Vancouver believes in supporting community celebrations that are inclusive and multicultural and the Canada 150 Atlantic to Pacific Celebration will bring Canadians together to drum simultaneously to celebrate Canada’s 150th Anniversary of Confederation…

 

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Guinness World Record Attempt Announcement: “Most Nationalities in a Drum Circle”

The Canada 150 Atlantic to Pacific Drumming Celebration will host the first-ever Guinness World Record attempt to set the record for “Most Nationalities in a Drum Circle” (single venue) on July 1st, 2017.

 

The official record attempt is: “Most Nationalities in a Drum Circle” of a recognized orchestral piece of music lasting at least five minutes. This record attempt calls for the participation of at least 50 nationalities who are new to Canada (with valid foreign passports).

 

Supported by the eight cities, the Guinness World Record attempt will take place in Vancouver, BC…

 

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May 27: Awakening the Lions and Dragon Confederation Tour Send-Off Ceremony

On May 27th, the Canada 150 Atlantic to Pacific Celebration’s Confederation Tour Send-Off Ceremony was held to wish tour delegates good luck on their national tour.

 

The event began with an Aboriginal blessing and drumming performance, followed by welcoming remarks by Richard Wong, national chair of the Canada 150 Atlantic to Pacific Committee. In front of community leaders, supporters, and tour delegates, Wong thanked everyone for their ongoing support and provided exciting details of the confederation tour…

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Canadian Affair features the Canada 150 Drumming Celebration  in

“The Top Ways to Celebrate Canada 150 This Summer”

Canada has some big news this year, and if you haven’t heard yet, it’s time to get excited… 2017 is Canada’s 150th  birthday! This year, Canada celebrates 150 years since the creation of its confederation. In celebration, hundreds of events are being held across the country throughout the year.

 

If you’re a real music lover and want to get involved in the action for Canada 150+, you’re in luck. This year, the Canada 150 Drumming programme brings multicultural drumming events to eight cities across the country…

 

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April 25: Official Kick-Off Press Conference 

On April 25th, the 8 regional committee chairs of the Canada 150 Atlantic to Pacific Drumming Celebration gathered to announce exciting updates of the national event taking place on July 1st, 2017.

 

The national committee, made up of representatives from Vancouver, Calgary, Regina, Winnipeg, Montreal, Toronto, Ottawa, and Halifax, spoke in front of a large audience made up of dignitaries, Chinese-Canadian veterans, and community supporters…

 

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Vancouver Foundation features The Canada 150 Drumming Celebration:

The Legacy 150 Celebrations Society reached out to us last year to help them process donations in support of their Canada 150 Atlantic to Pacific Celebration being held on July 1st, 2017. The celebration will feature a simultaneous drumming event across Canada to embrace diversity, create understanding, and to celebrate unity on Canada Day.

 

When an organization establishes a fund at Vancouver Foundation, it unlocks a suite of services that will assist that organization in carrying out its mission. One of those services includes creating a personalized donation page on our website for the organization…

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We welcome on board our generous donors and sponsors:

More to come …